UPDATE (3/13/2015): On Thursday March 12 Rasmea Odeh was sentenced to 18 months in prison for charges of immigration fraud. U.S. District Judge Gershwin Drain also revoked her American citizenship, and Odeh faces deportation to Jordan upon serving her sentence. Odeh is currently free on bond, pending a planned appeal. DETROIT --- In the trial of
Rasmea Odeh, a 67-year-old Palestinian-American, has been convicted of the “unlawful procurement of naturalization” in a trial that wasn’t supposed to — but sometimes did — touch on her disputed conviction by an Israeli military court.